CVE-2016-6261

NVD - CVE-2016-6261

CVE-2016-6261 Detail

Current Description

The idna_to_ascii_4i function in lib/idna.c in libidn before 1.33 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via 64 bytes of input.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/libidn.git/commit/?id=f20ce1128fb7f4d33297eee307dddaf0f92ac72d Issue Tracking  Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00098.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3658
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/20/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/21/4 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92070 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3068-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-libidn/2015-07/msg00016.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-libidn/2016-07/msg00009.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6261
NVD Published Date:
09/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE